National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA September 15, 2021 – As you may be aware, the Federal government recently passed legislation to designate September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity for all Canadians to recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools. The choice of September 30th builds on the … Continued

Kingsvale Transmission Line Energization

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA – September 14, 2020 On behalf of Valard Construction LP (Valard), I am excited to announce that the Kingsvale Electricity Transmission Line (located south of Merritt in the Nicola Valley, British Columbia) was successfully energized on August 31st, 2020! With this milestone, Valard and the Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corp. (LNIBDC) … Continued

Lower Nicola Indian Band

February 27, 2020 The Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corporation (LNIBDC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Trans Mountain and Valard Construction LP (Valard) to build, own, operate and maintain the new 24-kilometre Kingsvale Electricity Transmission Line that will run through the Lower Nicola Indian Band’s traditional territory. The … Continued

Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project

HOUSTON, TEXAS –  September 10, 2019 Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Valard Construction (Valard), was selected by Wataynikaneyap Power LP to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions for the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project (Watay Project) in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Wataynikaneyap Power is a licensed transmission company, regulated by the Ontario Energy Board, … Continued

WFMAC Completion / Energization

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – March 28, 2019 On behalf of the Valard Group of Companies and our parent Quanta Services, I am excited to announce that the Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project (WFMAC) was successfully energized at 12:30 p.m. MDT today! With this milestone, the Project is now deemed “construction complete” and has been transferred … Continued

Valard’s 40th Anniversary

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – February 4, 2019 In 2019, Valard Construction will celebrate our 40th anniversary. Our first acknowledgement of this milestone is the special 40th Anniversary logo you see above, and will see throughout the year on our website, vehicles, marketing material, etc. This is our way of paying respect to the relationships we’ve built … Continued

Back to Work on East-West Tie Line Project

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – January 31, 2019 I’m pleased to relay that, earlier today, the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, Ontario, announced “Ontario’s Government working for the People has taken decisive action to designate NextBridge as the transmitter to build a 450-kilometer, double-circuit transmission line from Thunder Bay to Wawa, known … Continued

Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – December 18, 2018 Valard Construction is pleased to announce our selection as a finalist for the 2018 Alberta Business Awards, for the Indigenous Award of Distinction. This recognition by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce is a great honour for our organization. Along with being a finalist for the Indigenous Award, Valard is … Continued

National Indigenous Peoples Day

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – June 20, 2018 On Thursday, June 21st, 2018, Valard Construction will join Canada’s Indigenous peoples in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day. Each year in Canada, June 21st is recognized as National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the heritage, unique and diverse cultures, and … Continued

Top Employer of Indigenous Apprentices

EDMONTON, ALBERTA – April 18, 2018 On April 13th, 2018, at an Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board Gala in Edmonton, Valard’s Apprenticeship & Trades Group was presented with the “Top Employer of Indigenous Apprentices” Award! Adam Budzinski, Valard’s President and CEO, speaks for all Valard staff when he says “We’re so proud of this … Continued